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the way people get paid in the south bay. ktvu ann rubin is at san jose state. ann. >> reporter: the students are camped out right now. they are hoping to draw attention to the measure on the ballot this november. they want the minimum wage raised from $8 an hour to $10. they say simply $8 an hour is hard to live on. not everyone thinks this is a good idea. yesterday oakland a's owner lou wolf came out against the measure and some business owners who don't think they can absorb the cost. >> the way the economy it will be hard. >> they will talk about job less and there will be a threat, they did that in san francisco and other places but the job losses didn't materialize when the ordnance went into effect. >> reporter: proponents of measure d say that cities that have raised the minimum wage found there has also been less turnover among workers to. they plan to be camped out here on campus until 7:00 a.m.. live in san jose ann rubin. >>> time is 6:06. for the first time in his 115 year history, the big game between cal and stanford is in october. they will fight for the ax tomor
neighbors killed by a good friend. ktvu's ann rubin talked to people who knew the men. >> reporter: neighbors never believed it would come to this. the suspect is being held where he declined our request for an interview. investigators are trying to understand what sparked the shooting. >> reporter: a cross. one for each victim. >> they were great, great friends. >> reporter: police believe it was a third friend, a man who lived across the street was responsible for gunning them down. they arrested him, a marine and vietnam veteran. >> he is strong willed. he is an ex-marine but the nicest guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock. saying they were close. >> they were over there. >> reporter: neighbors said the friends fought and they say he did carry a gun sometimes. >> getting angry about politics. >> reporter: still no one viewed him as a threat. >> he blew it off. >> family asked me to make a statement and tell everybody just, you know, he was loved and it is a tragedy. >> reporter: friends of the victim say both were fathers and husbands. >> they seemed to be friends. something t
news at 6:00 p.m. >>> the plastic bag ban in san francisco expanded today. ktvu's ann rubin is in the city and tells us which stores are no longer allowed to give out bags for free. >> reporter: city officials will hand out 17,000 of these bags and they handed out 400 today. you might want one if you are doing shopping in the city. >>> if you don't bring -- >> reporter: if you don't bring your own bag, there is a price to pay. >> give me a bag. annoying. messing up the flow. >> reporter: the new ordinance expands the ban on plastic bag to all retailers. and now if you want the store to provide a bag, they are required to charge a minimum of 10 cents. >> i think it is great. i think that everyone should reuse all the bags or use the reusable bags. it is a waste of plastic. >> reporter: the department of the environment is charged with enforcing the measure but it will be up to customers to report businesses not in compliance. >> if a business is refusing to comply then they are subject to fines. >> reporter: $100 for a first offense, all the way up to $500. he is ordering his
francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: experts say there will be relief at the pump by next week. ann rubin, ktvu channel
.65. a month ago it was $4.17. a year ago it was $4.67. ann rubin tells us what's behind another gas spike. >> reporter: californians are now paying a record amount. >> i think these prices are ridiculous. >> people working, they need a break. it's too high. way too high. >> reporter: i -- >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> reporter: but eprhen has no choice. the cab driver has been calculating how much extra he has to work to make the limit. >> the costs does not calculate to the customer just to the cab driver. the price is still the same, so really i'm taking the heat. >> reporter: he's not the only one. at pizza man, delivery drivers get reimbursed by the mile but not for fuel. >> when it gets really high, it's hard to hire people. >> reporter: energy experts blame it on a power failure in a refinery last week and a scale back after the richmond refinery fire in august. this at a time when there are typically production surges if california switches to winter gasoline blend. that's why mark is glad he can fill his motorcycle up for less than $20. >> i only use the bike
environment. >>> mitt romney was in virginia giving a major foreign policy address. ktvu's ann rubin is here with how mitt romney accused president obama of a lack of leadership. >> reporter: that's right. mitt romney hoping to win over voters at home. >> reporter: in front of a crowd mitt romney tried to differentiate his foreign policy from president obama. mitt romney said the risk of conflict is higher now than when the president took office. he said he would increase military spending, arm syrian rebels and tighten sanctions on iran, on israel he would restart peace negotiations. >> reckless. >> reporter: just before the speech the obama campaign described his summer trip abroad and questions his first response to attacks on the u.s. embassy in libya. it is similar to what president obama said in a interview. >> governor romney has a tendency to shoot first and name later. as president you can't do that. >> reporter: till mitt romney hoping to capitalize on the momentum of his debate performance. >> reporter: international relations will take center stage at the october 22 debate. ann r
week. we are getting a clearer picture of how they were arrested. ktvu's ann rubin is live and tells us what she found out today. >> reporter: susie ko's families are still waiting for answers but the court in washington did make a finding today. >> reporter: darnell washington and tania washington are being held without bail in washington. they are accused of a crime spree. police want to know if they could add murder to the list. >> we have two detectives in king county washington. >> reporter: they will calling darnell washington and tania washington persons of interest in the murder of susie ko. she was found stab to death in her home october 5. >> we will look that evidence they recovered from the vehicle and see if he could tie that into the scene. >> reporter: authorities are trying to trace the couple's past. they believe this began with darnell washington's jail break in san bernardino county in spagnuolo the attempted murder -- in august and the attempted murder of a los angeles county deputy. in washington state they are facing assault, vehicle theft, weapons violations and a
neighborhood. as ktvu's ann rubin reports the teens say enough is enough. >> what do you want-peace. >> what do you want it? >> now. >> reporter: it was a small group with i big message, these west oakland teens are trying to put an end to the violence, drugs and dysfunction that they say they see almost daily. 17-year-old thomas newell says it needs to stop. >> i just lost a friend the other day. so i'm really in this program because i want to see change myself. >> reporter: his friend died monday on a shooting and there have been others. >> i would say three kids within the last two months and it's hard to see our kids endure this at such a young age. >> reporter: the group alternatives in action for teens taking responsibility for themselves. >> if we sit back, either part of solution and you are part of the problem and my young people are deciding to be a part of the solution. >> reporter: the march tried to draw as much attention from onlookers. >> some people might get inspired and actually march with us. >> it could stop here. it could stop. >> reporter: thomas newell believes t
. >>> the city is looking to host football's biggest game. as ktvu's anne rubin tells us tomorrow the nfl is expected to announce if san francisco is in the running to be the official host city of a future super bowl. >> it's not even like fully built and i'm so impressed. >> reporter: the stadium is yet finished but there's already excitement, super bowl sized excitement. leaders from san francisco to santa clara have been working with the team on this. they're bidding to host the big game in 2016 or 2017. the nfl will announce tomorrow which cities are in the running. >> we're going to have the most iconic building in the entire nfl it's going to be right here in silican valley. most green, most technologically advanced and most beautiful. >> reporter: this comes as the san francisco 49ers move away from san francisco. some fans question which a superbowl in santa clara will still bring fanless. this will be a joint effort among bay area cities and that there's enough economic benefit to go around. >> it is the san francisco 49ers, we're part of san francisco bay region. it's a very sho
the weekend. ann rubin joins us to explain why authorities are investigating the deaths of a homicide, ann? >> reporter: well he had been missing since september 18th. now he has recovered the body of the missing person. an autopsy monday confirmed garcia had been the victim of a homicide. he was last seen leaving on his motorcycle. they held a vigil describing him as an upbeat guy with lots of friends. they have now released a statement saying when it comes to justice they had never give up. anybody with information is asked to call police. ann rubin ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a morgan hill mother -- morgan hill mother is accused of abandoning her daughter at a safe way. marcy said she left her daughter in the store with her boyfriend and broke up with him when she found out the child had been left behind. she also said she was not taking her medication when the incident occurred last month. >>> second pace man, marco scutaro suffered a left hip contusion after he was crashed into right there. however, he took patting practice and he said he may pete him up if he tries to talk to hi
's funeral are still being finalized. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a morgan hill mother is accused of abandoning her daughter claims it was a misunderstanding. she said she left her daughter in the store with her boyfriend and broke up with him when she learned the child had been left behind. she said she also suffers from schizophrenia and by polar problems and said she was not taking her medication when the incident occurred. >>> now police say this was an arson fire aimed at hiding the murders of five people. their bodies were found just hours ago. the victims were four women and one man. it is not clear how they died but all of them suffered some kind of trauma. there will be autopsies performed later today. >>> back here at home they are investigating flyers encourage being violence against occupied oakland protesters. it has been one year since they cleared out their occupying encampment at city hall. we will go live to oakland and tell you how these flyers are connected to an upcoming demonstration. >>> sadly the congressman will be laid to rest. donely died last
to another shower and still if you have a chance you will see another shower over the weekend. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> is president barack obama in election news and president barack obama and mitt romney will both appear in new york city tonight. the two candidates are supposed to be light hearted in their remarks and they will weigh in on each other's debate performance. >>> the 90-year-old former u.s. senate tore two days ago. the center says he suffered from two ill necessaries. he lost to president richard nixon and served as ambassador hunger. >>> a woman in hercules was found dead inside her home. two people were arrested last week in seattle, they were suspects and had stolen a car from the victim's home. the church memorial starts at 6:00 p.m. >>> that fire in richmond will attain. -- with will retain. they will also coming up with ways to improve the system. it is geared towards learning anything long-term other many many releases. more than 9 million people around the state are expected to participate in this morning's drill. >> all right, that is a big dea
state. they are hoping to send a strong message to voters. ann rubin is in san jose with more on how their message could impact you and your family. >> reporter: this group has been camped out all night. ballot measure d actually originated here on the san jose state campus with a push from a sociology class. $8 the current minimum wage is not enough to live on in silicon valley and thinks it should be raised to $10 an hour. not everyone agrees. oakland a's owner came out against the measure and so have some local business owners. the extra costs could force some mom and pop shops to fold. proponents of the measure say there is no evidence tosspot that. and in fact, they say in places like san francisco where the minimum wage has been raised, people have kept their jobs and actually stayed in them longer. they say things need to change in san jose too. >> that is our message. reasonable pay. $8 is not enough because $8 does not pay for the basics here. our basic philosophy is if you work hard, play by the rules, you should make a decent fair wage. >> reporter: now the camp is actuall
. ann rubin ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> all right, ann, if you saw it, if you took some pictures of the meteors last night, you can share them with our facebook page. >> time now 6:37, problems sal? >>> yes, as a matter of fact, we have some problems from an earlier crash, it is going to be a little bit slow, although things are getting slower in palo alto. traffic is reopened between marsh and willow and the traffic is recovering. let's go to highway 101 in san francisco, northbound and southbound, there is a little bit of traffic as you head out towards the candle stick park area, northbound 101 looks okay. 6:32 -- 67:37, -- 6:37, 20 mile- per-hour gusts and most locations stay calm, it will be sunny and warm, there is a front coming from st. louis, and we have severe weather which came through yesterday and there is a colder system to the north. i mean it could rotate in and it is going to be cooler, no doubt there will be some temperatures and 57, partly cloudy skies skies a few off and on showers and it is inching closer and it will turn that northwesterly. it will end at 8
're happy it's warm out. >> reporter: anne rubin, ktvu news. >>> the fog finally cleared out of the bay area as a result those temperatures did warm up. and as a result the clearing of the moon out there. of course last night we had the full moon, the harvest moon. tonight the moon 95% full. and this was the scene from pescadero just beautiful out there with the beautiful skies. if you're looking for the fog it's down to the south approaching los angeles and santa barbara. we do have this, mostly clear skies. clearing the coast and even san francisco warming back up into the 80s. as far as current numbers it is still mild out there. right now it is 80 degrees, the 10:00 hour 80 degrees in antioch. concord checking in 71. san jose the lower 70s right about 63. mostly clear sky, it's warm. tomorrow another hot day in the extended forecast. we do bring in a clearing trend but we're going to have to wait a couple of days before that moves in. first thing tomorrow morning, neighborhoods will be in the 50s to even the lower 60s to fairfield and livermore. mostly clear skies, a patchy coast. the
. anne rubin, channel 2news. >>> immigration checks. coming up in 6 minutes, a bay area grocery store chain explains where it is being audited by homeland security. >>> another round of layoffs is coming to western digital's fremont plant. the hard drive manufacturer plans to cut 77 jobs october 16th according to the san francisco business times. this comes just months after the same fremont facility laid off 80 workers in august and 107 employees in 2009. >>> a new labor department report shows the nation's jobless rate fell below 8% for the first time in almost four years. the rate dropped in september from 8.1 to 7.8%. 114,000 jobs were added last month. this is the lowest jobless rate since january of 2009. also out today, new adjusted figures that show 86,000 more jobs were created in july and august than initially estimated. >>> 1 million people are expected to swarm into san francisco this weekend. here's a look at some of the big things going on. let's start with the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. the blue angels draw huge crowds to the waterfront, where the america's cup
that left two men dead. ktvu's ann rubin tells us what the men argued about and the past threats that were never taken seriously. >> reporter: a colleague constructed the crosses in the yard, one for each victim. >> they were great great friends. and they were amazing men. >> reporter: in fact, vallejo police believe it was a third friend a man who lived right across the street who was responsible for gunning them down. after a brief stand off, they arrested 65-year-old martin honaquer a marine and vietnam veteran. >> he's very opinionated and very strong willed. he's a strong marine but just the nicest guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock, they said honeger and the victims were close spending most days hanging in the garage, watching tv or sharing a few beers. but neighbors say the friends did fight over politics and things like veteran benefits and they said honeger did carry a gun sometimes in sometimes his waistband. >> the family asked me to make a statement and tell everybody just you know that he was loved and it's just a tragedy. >> reporter: friends of the victims say both were
information tonight about an argument between friends that left two men dead. ktvu's ann rubin tells us what the men argued about and the past threats that were never taken seriously. >> reporter: a colleague constructed the crosses in the yard, one for each victim. >> they were great great friends. and they were amazing men. >> reporter: in fact, vallejo police believe it was a third friend a man who lived right across the street who was responsible for gunning them down. after a brief stand off, they arrested 65-year-old martin honaquer a marine and vietnam veteran. >> he's very opinionated and very strong willed. he's a strong marine but just the nicest guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock, they said honeger and the victims were close spending most days hanging in the garage, watching tv or sharing a few beers. but neighbors say the friends did fight over politics and things like veteran benefits and they said honeger did carry a gun sometimes in sometimes his waistband. >> the family asked me to make a statement and tell everybody just you know that he was loved and it's just a traged
guard after an suv careened out of control. it happened on delta fair boulevard. ann rubin talked to the 11-year- old who's mother may have saved her life, by sacrificing her body instead. >> reporter: she has broken legs and ribs, kidney damage. her family calls her a hero for what she did. >> she saved her son's life. to prevent him from getting him and she got struck. >> reporter: david burton had gone to work with his mom. he was right next to her when it happened. >> the car was [screeching ] then my mom ran to me and pushed me out of the way. >> reporter: an out of control suv plowed into the crowd and plowed into them. another person star bronson suffered serious injuried to her face and shoulder. she had just finished dropping off her daughter. they think alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. two men were in the car, though one of them remains at large. >> you just hit someone and you just leave the scene. that's really wrong but i'm praying for them too. >> reporter: both victims have been in and out of surgery today. and the family say while the prognosis is good
. ann rubin talked to the 11-year- old who's mother may have saved her life, by sacrificing her body instead. >> reporter: she has broken legs and ribs, kidney damage. her family calls her a hero for what she did. >> she saved her son's life. to prevent him from getting him and she got struck. >> reporter: david burton had gone to work with his mom. he was right next to her when it happened. >> the car was [screeching ] then my mom ran to me and pushed me out of the way. >> reporter: an out of control suv plowed into the crowd and plowed into them. another person star bronson suffered serious injuried to her face and shoulder. she had just finished dropping off her daughter. they think alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. two men were in the car, though one of them remains at large. >> you just hit someone and you just leave the scene. that's really wrong but i'm praying for them too. >> reporter: both victims have been in and out of surgery today. and the family say while the prognosis is good it will be a long road ahead. >> it's one step at a time. the doctors said this is
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